530 Inmates Granted Alternative Penalties
Public Prosecutor Ali Fadhl Al-Bouainain announced that a group of 530 inmates who served half of their jail terms have been released from rehabilitation and reform centers after replacing their remaining sentences with non-custodial penalties.
80 Juveniles Released Under Alternative Penalty Law on Occasion of National Team Victory
Public Prosecutor Ali Fadhl Al-Bouainain announced on Monday (December 9, 2019) that a group of 80 inmates have been released from rehabilitation centers after replacing their remaining jail terms with non-custodial penalties.
Ruling against Former MP Osama Al-Tamimi in Forgery Case to be Issued on Nov. 27
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that a Bahraini court set 27/11/2019 as a date to issue its ruling in the case against former MP Osama Al-Tamimi.
Alternative Punishments Applied on 75 Prisoners
Execution Prosecution head Mohammed Al-Musallam said that the prosecution agreed to replace the prison sentences of 75 prisoners and apply alternative sentences against them.
Youth Arrested for Driving his Car at 250kmph on Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway
Head of Traffic Prosecution, Abdulhadi Al-Asfoor, said that he received a notice from the general directorate of traffic stating that a youth is driving his car at more than 250kmph on Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway.
Trial of Woman who Posted Obscene Videos on Social Media Outlets Starts after the Eid
Capital Governorate Prosecution Deputy Attorney Ahmed Al-Ansari said that the Public Prosecution received a notice from the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science stating that a woman posted obscene videos on social media outlets.
Justice Ministry Refers 4 Persons for Practicing Law without Prosecution License
Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments referred complaints of number of lawyers related to people unlawfully practicing law, especially that they are not enlisted in the lawyers list. 4 violations were monitored and referred to the prosecution.
Trial of 2 Officers, 10 Policemen Accused of Beating Prisoners in Jaw Prison Adjourned
Bahrain’s Minor Criminal Court adjourned the trial of 12 security service men, including two officers, accused of mistreating a number of inmates in Jaw Central Prison by beatings, after hearing the statements of the investigating officer until September 19, to enter final plea.
Jail Terms and Fine Up to 47,000 BD against Two Defendants for Keeping Valid Work Permits They Don't Need
The minor court issued two verdicts in two cases that violate provisions of Labor Market Regulatory Authority law. It convicted the defendants in both of the cases, sentenced one of them to 6 months in jail and the other to 3 months. Meanwhile, it fined all them to an amount ranging between 3000 and 47000 BD.
Shiite Cleric Receives One-Year Jail Term over Charge of Defaming the Caliphs
The Fourth Minor Criminal Court sentenced a Shiite cleric to one year in jail over "defaming" the Caliphs and the companions of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).
Crown Prince Appoints Directors at Ministries of Interior and Works, Public Prosecution
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa issued 3 edicts for the year 2019 appointing directors at the Ministries of Interior and works and public prosecution
Mulla Abbas Al-Jaziri Arrested for One Week Pending Investigation
The Public Prosecution arrested yesterday (Sunday) preacher Mulla Abbas Al-Jaziri for one week pending investigation.
Prosecution Refers Shiite Cleric to Trial over Charge of Defaming the Caliphs
The Public Prosecution referred a Shiite cleric to trial over charge of defaming the Caliphs while delivering a religious sermon.
Trial of Journalist Jaafar Al-Jamri Adjourned until June 25
A Bahraini court looked into the case of Journalist Jaafar Al-Jamri over case of tweets he posted on Twitter, and decided to adjourn it until June 25 for pleading.
Interior Ministry Refers Shiite Cleric to Prosecution over Charge of Defaming "the Caliphs"
The Ministry of Interior said that it investigated a Shiite cleric and referred him to the Public Prosecution over charge of defaming the Caliphs.
Interior Ministry: Arms and Drugs Dealer Released via Alternative Penalty Law
The Bahraini Ministry of Interior announced that it released arms and drugs dealer Abdulrahman Khalifa Al-Dhahrani on Thursday (May 23, 2019). It, however, denied that the king released him, stressing that his release came through the judiciary, which is claimed to be an independent authority.
Lawyer Abdullah Hachem Suspended over Charge of Publishing False News
The Public Prosecution decided to suspend lawyer Abdullah Hachem for one week pending investigation after accusing him of publishing false news and misusing social media outlets.
Interior Ministry Deems it a Mere Brawl: Trial of Advisor who Insulted Shiites
After the Ministry of Interior statement in which it said that it referred the Egyptian advisor Yasser Al-Attar to the Public Prosecution over a quarrel, it seems that expectations to hold him accountable were very low.
Prosecution Says It Launched "Extensive Investigation" into "Hamad Town School" Case
Capital Prosecution Chief, Nawaf Al-Awadhi, said that it launched an extensive investigation into what is known as "Hamad Town School Case" for girls, which was raised in a widely circulated video that revealed promoting pharmaceutical drug and practicing immoral acts in the school.
178 Corruption Cases Referred by NAO to Prosecution during 5 Years, 129 Closed: Minister
Bahrain's Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa said that the number of corruption cases filed by the Financial and Administrative National Audit Office, which the Public Prosecution has began investigating, has reached 178 in the past five years, 129 of which have been closed.